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Highway 40 Projects

The Government of Albertais investing almost $200 million in projects along Highway 40. A total of 180 kilometres of highway will be improved with the following projects, which include grade widening, new climbing lanes, multiple repaving projects, bridge replacements and culvert repairs.

For more information, visit the Provincial Construction Program web page.

Project/Location Description/Status Purpose
Between Jarvis Lake and Wildhay River 18 km of widening and repaving Enhance public safety
Between Wildhay River and south of Pinto Creek 18 km of widening and repaving Enhance public safety
Between Hwy 16 and Jarvis Lake 18 km of widening and repaving Enhance public safety
Between south of Pinto Creek and south of Berland River 13 km of widening and repaving Enhance public safety
Between south of Berland River and north of Berland River (BF75050, 77195, 77196, 77277) 14 km of widening and repaving Enhance public safety
Road realignment for Berland River Bridge replacement 2 km of reconstruction/ realignment Enhance public safety
Berland River Bridge on Hwy 40, 62 km north of Entrance Replace bridge Enhance public safety
Shand Creek culvert on Hwy 40 near Muskeg River (BF77278-1) Replace culvert Improve connections between communities
Between Muskeg Cabins and east of Grande Cache (selective) 21 km of widening and repaving Enhance public safety
Between 7 km south of Grande Cache and 5 km north of Grande Cache (selective) 11 km of repaving contract for 2016 & 2017 construction Improve connections between communities
Within Grande Cache 2 km of repaving contract for 2016 & 2017 construction Improve connections between communities
Smoky River Bridge on Hwy 40, 1 km north of Grande Cache (BF76474-1) Replace bridge contract for 2017 & 2018 construction Enhance public safety
Sheep Creek Bridge on Hwy 40, 23 km north of Grande Cache (BF79710-1) Erosion control contract for 2017 construction Flood prevention
Kakwa River Bridge on Hwy 40, 93 km south of Grande Prairie (BF79472-1) Erosion control contract for 2017 construction Flood prevention
North Little Prairie Creek slide (GP038-1) Slide repair Enhance public safety
Between Kakwa River and Cutbank River 55 km of repaving Improve connections between communities
Wapiti Bridge on Hwy 40 near Grande Prairie (BF74228-1) Major girder repairs and bridge painting contract for 2017 construction Enhance public safety, improve connections between communities
Between 1 km north of Hwy 666 and 2 km north of Hwy 668 (selective) 6 km of repaving Improve connections between communities